Green Pastures and Green Mountains

Walk through one of Vermont's most beautiful landscapes, under the shade of sugar maples and 400-year-old hemlocks, across covered bridges and alongside rambling stone walls. This is a landscape of loss, recovery, and conservation. This is a story of stewardship, of people taking care of places - sharing an enduring connection to land and a sense of hope for the future. Read More

Billings Farm & Museum Farmhouse & Marsh-Billings-Rockefeller Mansion

Farm House Manor House Aug 18 1pm

Discover surprises & similarities on both sides of the Billings Estate:the practical, modern Farm House and the graceful, art-filled Mansion

Ice cream cone and flower bouquet collage

Ice Cream & Flowers - Aug 24 5:30-7pm

Join us August 24th for a Summer Celebration of hand made ice cream & flower arranging & more.

Re-eyed Vireo August bird of the month

Aug Bird of the Month - Red-eyed Vireo

The Red-eyed Vireo is our Bird of the Month for August. These birds like to forage in green canopies of deciduous and mixed forests.

Photo of Victorian era servants

Mondays - Untold Stories 2-3pm

Many people not named Marsh, Billings, or Rockefeller lived at, worked on, or visited this place & created positive change - discover more

Grandma Moses Painting in Park's collection

Tuesdays: Art Pick 2-3pm

Participants decide focus: paintings, sculpture, decorative arts - the Mansion is a treasure trove of beautiful and intriguing objects.

Photo of Billings Women on rocking chair of Mansion

Women's Wednesdays 2-3pm tour

Join us on Wednesdays and learn about the accomplished and influential women who helped shape this estate, community and the nation.

Cathedral Rock by Albert Bierstadt 1879

Conservation Through Artist's Eye

Thurs 2-3:15- View art by acclaimed landscape painters (Bierstadt, Cole & Durand) & explore how art influenced the conservation movement.

Fallout shelter below the Mansion

Fallout Fridays - 2-3pm

How did the Cold War influence conservation thinking? Descend into the 1960s era fallout shelter built by Laurance Rockefeller

Junior Rangers on the mansion lawn

Junior Rangers Adventures Saturday 1-2pm

Kids 7-12 Complete activities with park ranger & learn about nature & this special national park, earn Junior Ranger Badge.

Park formal garden in early summer

Gardens Thru the Generations - Sat @ 2pm

Explore the gardens - formal & "secret" - tucked into the hills beyond the Mansion, that underscore the site's story of nature appreciation

Library of the Marsh-Billings-Rockefeller Mansion

Sundays Hidden Spaces Unique Places

Sunday 2-3:15 View spaces usually closed to the public on this behind-the-scenes tour - from the 3rd floor of Mansion to servant’s quarters

Hikers on the Appalachian Trails

Appalachian Trail Hike - Aug 25 9:30am

Join us for a hike 9:30am-12:30pm on the iconic trail with park staff & Green Mountain Club. Reservations required. Call 802-457-3368 x222.

Snake Worms on the forest floor

Aug 25 10-Noon - Snake Worms Workshop!

Have you heard of the Crazy Snake Worm? Non-native invasive earthworms quickly decimate organic matter and spell trouble for our woodlands.

Flower arranging

Labor & Leisure Sept 1 10am-5pm

How have people worked and played here across time? The Park and Billings Farm & Museum invite you to celebrate this working lands estate

Pogue lake with still surface Credit E Sharron

History Hike to the Pogue - Sept 8 10am

A man-made lake in natural mountain depression, the Pogue has been a source of water and ice, but also inspired people with its quiet beauty

Last updated: August 17, 2018

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Mailing Address:

54 Elm Street
Woodstock , VT 05091

Phone:

(802) 457-3368 x222

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